Upcoming Classes & Events

Jan 25
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Bay Area Open Science Group - January Meetup

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...
Jan 27
2022
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM

Where to Publish - Evaluating the Fit, Impact, and Quality of Academic Journals

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 39
Journal articles are the primary medium for scientific scholarly communication. Deciding which journal to submit your manuscript to can be a difficult process. There are several criteria to consider before you make the choice such as the aim, scope, and audience of the journal; journal quality and impact; visibility; open ...
Feb 02
2022
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 38
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Feb 08
2022
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 45
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ...
Feb 09
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Feb 15
2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Zotero Basics: Software to collect, organize, and share citations

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 40
Zotero is a free, open-source program for managing references. This half-hour workshop will go over the basics- including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. To follow along, download Zotero and the Zotero Connector prior to the workshop. Approved for AMA PRA Category ...
Feb 17
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Understanding NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Starting in 2023, the National Institutes of Health will implement a new data management and sharing policy that will apply to the majority of NIH-funded research. The policy has two main elements: The inclusion of a data management plan- a short document that details how data will be managed and shared over ...
Feb 22
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Open Science Reading Group - February Meetup

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...
Feb 23
2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Enhancing Your Researcher Profile with ORCID

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 49
ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that connects you to the work you’ve done. Granting agencies, publishers, research institutions, and other organizations are increasingly requiring ORCID and an ORCID iD can be used to connect and unlock many useful research tools. This workshop will discuss the different uses of ORCID and ...
Mar 01
2022
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

Instructor(s):
Chris Stave
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Seats left: 49
Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more. Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: Powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases ...
Mar 09
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 11
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Mar 15
2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introduction to Practical Python

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne, John Borghi
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Seats left: 41
Interested in learning the basics of programming with Python? This class provides a beginner-friendly introduction to Python syntax, data types, and operations.
Mar 17
2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introduction to Practical Python: Part 2

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne, John Borghi
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Seats left: 44
This class is a beginner-friendly continuation of the content covered in “Introduction to Practical Python” that will introduce loops, conditional statements, and writing your first script. Before taking this class, please ensure that you have taken “Introduction to Practical Python” and/or are already familiar with the basics of Python syntax, ...
Mar 24
2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 47
The Quick Start Research Toolkit is designed to rapidly orient Stanford students, staff, and faculty to key library resources, tools, and services. After attending this class you will be able to: Efficiently locate and use library materials and services Identify strategies for increasing the impact of your research Organize your citations/PDFs and generate ...